Saturday, 24th June 2017
Indonesia Top News
  • North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

    16 hours ago
    North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official told Reuters on Thursday. The United ...

  • President calls for integrated handling of Eid travelers
    22 hours ago
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called for the integrated handling of post-fasting or Lebaran homecoming travelers. "I hope that the homecoming flow of Lebaran travelers is handled in an integrated manner by the police, ...
  • Indonesia ready to clarify palm oil ban issue: Minister Hartarto

    22nd June 2017
    The Indonesian government is ready to provide an explanation regarding palm oil ban to the European Union (EU) parliament, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said here on Thursday. A clarification is needed to provide ...

  • President Jokowi visits densely populated areas in Jakarta

    22nd June 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) visited several densely populated areas in Jakarta and distributed food parcels to the local inhabitants on Thursday. Tebet, Duri Kepa, and Tambora were among the crowded residential areas ...

  • BEI index hits a new record high
    22nd June 2017
    The composite share price index (IHSG) of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) hit a new record closing at 5,818.55 points on Wednesday. The index closed 26.64 points or 0.46 percent higher than on Tuesday with index ...
  • Bengkulu`s pact of integrity ends up as an image projection

    21st June 2017
    "Lubuk kecil buaya banyak", literally translated as "Small deep pool in a stream has many carnivorous crocodiles", is often cited in Bengkulu to describe a small place infested by criminals, thieves and corrupt people. ...

  • President Jokowi helps distribute food packages

    21st June 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) helped distribute food packages at Cibadak Terminal in Sukabumi, West Java, here on Wednesday as the number of people who came soared. "Hold on. Be orderly," he told people surrounding him ...

  • Marsudi, Tillerson discuss Qatar crisis over phone

    21st June 2017
    Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed several issues, including efforts to resolve Qatars diplomatic crisis, over the phone. "Last night, US Secretary of ...

  • Bengkulu governor and wife officially named corruption suspects

    21st June 2017
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) officially named Bengkulu Governor Ridwan Mukti and his wife Lily Martiani Maddari as corruption suspects. The husband and wife were named suspects on graft charge awarding ...

  • President reviews progress in construction of Bocimi toll road

    21st June 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reviewed the progress in the construction of the Bogor Ciawi Sukabumi (Bocimi) toll road section one at Cigombong, Bogor District, on Wednesday. The president noted that of the total ...